AmCham Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City Events

Below is a listing of upcoming AmCham Vietnam events. You may click on the event title to read more details about each event, and to REGISTER ONLINE for the event.

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Upcoming Events for AmCham Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City

Expo 2006: Furniture and Handicrafts - AmCham Seminar

When: Wed, October 4th, 2006

International Furniture and Handicrafts Exposition - 1,000 booths, Vietnamese furniture and handicrafts companies present their products, in addition, wood processing machinery and materials will be on display. AmCham Furniture Committee will present a seminar for Vietnamese participants.

Intel Supplier Day

When: Fri, October 6th, 2006

Intel Products Vietnam's first contact with local suppliers in Vietnam. This is a very important event for all of current and potential suppliers to Intel. Guidance on how to do business with IPV, such as: an overview of IPV, plans and requirements to suppliers, IPV purchasing requirements, IPV safety program, etc.

Columbus Day (U.S. Holiday)

When: Mon, October 9th, 2006

Columbus Day is celebrated on the second Monday in October. U.S. Government offices closed. Click the link to learn more about this holiday. Click here for a list of Vietnamese and U.S. holidays.

U.S. University Fair - Institute of International Education

When: Wed, October 11th, 2006

Information on U.S. universities from the leading education advisor.

AmCham Members Night


Members Night update on AmCham activities and key issues brief from the U.S. Consulate General. Cockail reception with networking opportunties with over 100 members. Spouses are we!ome and encouraged to attend!

Human Resources Committee

When: Fri, October 13th, 2006

Regular Monthly Meeting

Fall Weekend in Hanoi and Ha Long Bay


includes Networking Dinner at the Ambassador's Residence, Trip to Ha Long Bay aboard The Emeraude, BBQ on the Beach, Great Fall Weather.

Post-WTO Accession Opportunities in Vietnam's ICT Market

When: Wed, October 18th, 2006

Vietnam's WTO Accession will open up the market for information and communications technologies to new players. An experienced AmCham member firm and a newly arrived U.S. solutions provider discuss their views of new opportunities.

Know Your Customer: Consumer Spending Trends in Vietnam

When: Thu, October 19th, 2006

Get the most recent market research on consumer spending trends in Vietnam.

5th Asia-Pacific HR Forum on International Mobility

When: Mon, October 23rd, 2006

HR professionals from around the world meet in HCM City to discuss managing the global work force. This event brings together expatriates, local hire employees, TCNs, HR professionals, and TIRA members from around the world. Vietnam and ASEAN are a new frontier for the internationally mobile employee.

Pack Expo / Process Expo Chicago - 2006

When: Fri, October 27th, 2006

AmCham is supporting the U.S. Commercial Service to organize a trade mission to this cornerstone trade exposition for the food processing industry.

Apparel Workshop on WTO/PNTR Transition Period

When: Thu, November 2nd, 2006

WTO Accession and PNTR approval in Nov 2006? Elimination of quotas on apparel exports to the USA in 2007? AmCham's Apparel Committee is organizing a "workshop" on key issues that will affect your business during the transition period for WTO Accession and PNTR over the next six months. Quotas, Taxes, Subsidies, Anti-dumping Risks, Labor Productivity, Infrastructure - these will either support or constrain your business. This event is by invition. Please click on the "Register Online" to express your interest and request an invitation.

Veterans' Day (U.S. Holiday)

When: Fri, November 10th, 2006

Veterans Day (November 11) will be observed on November 10. U.S. Government offices closed. Click the link to learn more about this holiday. Click here for a list of Vietnamese and U.S. holidays.

APEC CEO Summit in Hanoi, Vietnam

When: Thu, November 16th, 2006

Meeting dates and link to APEC sites.

Thanksgiving Day (U.S. Holiday)

When: Thu, November 23rd, 2006

Thanksgiving Day is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November. U.S. Government offices closed. Click the link to learn more about this holiday. Click here for a list of Vietnamese and U.S. holidays.

American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (Tokyo)

Established in 1948 by representatives of 40 American firms, the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ) has grown into Japan’s most influential organization representing the interests of international businesses in Japan, with over 3,100 representatives from 1,300 member companies and more than forty countries.